Package Details: virtio-win

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Package Base: virtio-win
Description: virtio drivers for Windows (2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10) guests and floppy images for Windows XP
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Keywords: images iso qemu windows
Licenses: BSD-3-Clause
Submitter: jetm
Maintainer: jetm
Last Packager: jetm
Votes: 66
Popularity: 1.37
First Submitted: 2015-08-12 23:17
Last Updated: 2020-11-24 22:16

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jetm commented on 2016-04-12 23:35

Bump up virtion-win 0.1.117. Changelog:

- Update to virtio-win-prewhql-0.1-117
- Bug 1321903 [vioscsi] Windows 10 Installer stuck at Getting files ready for installation with Virtio SCSI
- Trying out the new build system.
- vioserial - code rework and cleanup
- General - switching signing back to SHA-1

jetm commented on 2016-03-24 14:50

From virtion-win 0.1.113 Windows 10 drivers were put in .vfd images. It has been tested and it works fine with Windows 10.

jetm commented on 2015-12-23 15:25

Bump up virtio-win Changelog:

- Update to virtio-win-prewhql-0.1-112
- BZ 1284769: [viostor] Windows XP installer stucks installing with virtio-drivers
- BZ 1245957: [viostor] [WHQL][viostor][data-plane]it could not generate dump file on WIN2008-32/64 via WLK while running Crash Dump job
- BZ 1289406: [vioser] Cannot install vioser driver successfully

Thanks @DonOregano for letting me know. I still have not found a proper way to know when a new virtio-win release came out.

jetm commented on 2015-10-15 13:53

Bump up virtio-win To see changelog:

$ pacman -Qc virtio-win

severach commented on 2015-09-14 07:36

Upstream version checking is available in my git-aurcheck (AUR).

jetm commented on 2015-09-13 14:48

@melvinvermeeren thanks! Package updated.

I have been looking for a way to know when a new version has been released. If you know, let me know and I will try to update quicker.

melvinvermeeren commented on 2015-09-13 09:29

Looks like 0.1.109-2 is out.
- Update to qemu-ga-win-7.2.1-1


jetm commented on 2015-08-24 00:01

Bump up virtio-win One change:

- Change qemu as optional dependency, instead of a required dependency.

@argymeg: thank you for suggestion.

argymeg commented on 2015-08-23 00:34

I don't think qemu should be listed as a dependency, the drivers work fine with VirtualBox guests.

jetm commented on 2015-08-14 16:27

Bump from revision 1 to 6. These are the changes:

* Change license to GPL2.
* Add virtio-win changelog. To see virtio changelog use: pacman -Qc virtio-win
* Add post install message to show where are image installed.
* Change architecture to any.
* Reduce build time by no extracting images files.